Our model trees include Maples and Aspens in both summer foliage and a variety of autumn colors as well as models of evergreen trees. The trunks of our model trees are made of basswood with a nail inserted in the bottom for mounting into scenery. The vegetation is made up of both man-made and preserved museum quality natural materials.
The Gallery page features photographs of our model trees on customers layouts.
The pictures below show our standard design for each model tree. Click the picture to enlarge then use your browser ‘back’ to return here.
This model is designed to represent the PONDEROSA PINE seen throughout the west.
It has an oval shape with a closed, rounded crown.
The Ponderosa Pine foliage is light green and the trunk is a deep cinnamon red/brown.
This model is based on the mature WHITE PINE that is native to the east.
It has a rose-like, open crown.
The White Pine foliage is medium green and the trunk is a brown-grey.
The SPRUCE is our most popular model.
It has the classic cone shape many associate with an evergreen.
The Spruce trunk is brown-grey and the models come with either dark green or light green foliage.
This model represents the HEMLOCK that is found in the east.
The Hemlock has medium green foliage with drooping branches.
The BLUE SPRUCE is found throughout the Rocky Mountain area and is also seen planted as a decorative tree in yards everywhere. The Blue Spruce has a brown-grey trunk and thick silver blue foliage that darkens to a deep green near the trunk.
The FIR has a brown-grey trunk and dark medium green foliage. It is a narrow tree
with full growth on the top two thirds of the tree and dead limbs at the bottom.
The trunk on the model LODGEPOLE PINE is a deep cinnamon red/brown.
The foliage is a brownish green with the bottom third of the trunk having only dead limbs.
Our Maple* and Aspen models are seen below in summer green.
They are also available in a variety of fall foliage colors.
Our MAPLE represents a young, healthy tree with a central trunk. It has a grey trunk and medium green foliage.
*MAPLES ARE AVAILABLE ONLY IN 3″ THROUGH 10″ SIZES.
The ASPEN foliage is medium green. The trunk is white with hand painted scar markings.